Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Transport by dray.
  • n. A charge for transport by dray.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The use of a dray.
  • n. A fee paid for the use of a dray.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Use of a dray.
  • n. The charge, or sum paid, for the use of a dray.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The use of a dray; the act of ha'uling on a dray.
  • n. A charge for the use of a dray.

Etymologies

dray +‎ -age (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • How drayage is handled in this country will change.

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  • The company offers drayage, which is the hauling of shipping containers between modes of transportation or to their destinations.

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  • Because they are largely restricted to short-run hops over the border, most Mexican trucks entering the US are run by so-called "drayage" operations that use older vehicles more likely to fail inspection tests.

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  • The savings stack up this way: 48 percent on utilities for booths; 19 percent on on-site hauling ( "drayage") and rigging services for exhibitors; 23 percent on lodging; and 11 percent on travel.

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  • The Long Beach Harbor Commission and the Port of Long Beach have agreed to begin charging a $35 fee on containers brought in or shipped out through the Port of Long Beach in an effort to raise money to buy diesel fuel trucks and reduce pollution at the port. statement from the Port of Long Beach, beginning June 1, 2008, the port will place the $35 charge on every loaded 20-foot equivalent (TEU) cargo container entering or leaving any terminal by short-haul (or "drayage") truck.

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  • And when a destination was reached the shipment could again enter the domain of roads and horse drayage—the physical world where it started.

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  • Many convention centers charge for drayage and access to resources such as electricity, phone lines and the Internet.

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  • In addition, while the other contractors set a schedule of delivering the food in a month or three weeks, Goldner had promised immediate delivery (with the crating and drayage thrown in for no charge).

    The Terror

  • Their 1,400-acre site also is intended to be the home of large-scale manufacturing and warehousing operations, which will have direct access to transportation services without the need for short-distance drayage.

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  • Dugan: We looked at the supply chain from the standpoint of managing transactions so as things occur throughout the supply chain--whether it is the initial sourcing, buying, the pickup by the logistics company, or the drayage--shipping everything has been "transactionized."

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